Chidozie Awaziem Super Eagles defender joins Nantes on loan

The 20-year-old according to several reports have joined Nantes, becoming the first signing of new coach, Claudio Ranieri

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Chidozie Awaziem play Porto defender Chidozie Awaziem has joined Nantes (FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)
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Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem has completed a season loan move to Nantes of France from Porto.

Awaziem made 10 appearances for Porto’s first team last season from their B Team where he impressed.

The 20-year-old according to several reports has joined Nantes, becoming the first signing of new coach, Claudio Ranieri.

Nantes are however yet to confirm the report.

Chidozie Awaziem play Chidozie Awaziem (Alain Bourdaux/Icon Sport)

 

Awaziem has had a good year. He was selected from the Porto B last season for a couple of first team appearances where he impressed.

He got his national team call-up and had his Super Eagles debut in Nigeria’s 3-0 win over Togo in a friendly on June 1.

He got his competitive debut in Super Eagles’ shock 2-0 home defeat to South Africa in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier.

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